Two killed in bus-pickup-van collision in Chakaria
Published: 09:50 AM, 7 February 2022 Updated: 09:51 AM, 7 February 2022
The pickup and bus which met with the accident
Two people were killed and 10 others injured when a pickup van and a salt-laden van collided with a bus at Chakaria Upazila in Cox's Bazar.
The accident took place at around 11:45 pm on Sunday on the Cox's Bazar-Chattogram highway. However, the identities of the victims could not be immediately known.
Shafayet Hossain, in-charge of Malumghat Highway Police Outpost, said a bus of Shyamoli NR Paribahan from Cox's Bazar hit a freight pickup van and a salt-laden van at Moikkaghona area in Chakaria Upazila. The van driver and a passenger of the bus were killed on the spot while 10 other people were injured. The injured have been sent to different hospitals.
He added that the accident took place when the salt-laden van tried to overtake the pickup van.